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Where can I find volunteer opportunities during COVID in Salisbury, MD?

Current Volunteer Opportunities to Help During the Pandemic on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Organizations that help the community are in need of volunteers now more than ever during these uncertain times. COVID-19, of course, complicates things as well; this is why we encourage individuals to make sure that volunteer opportunities are safe for oneself and others before taking them on. It’s important not to cause more harm than good.

Luckily, most local institutions appear to be implementing stringent mask and social-distancing guidelines to prevent the spread of the virus. We’ve compiled some current volunteer opportunities in the Salisbury region below: whether you feel called to provide shelter for those in need, empower citizens to end poverty, help out at a radio show, guide youngsters as a big brother or big sister, or get involved with a budding organization that aims to provide enrichment activities for kids, we believe you’ll find a good option waiting. Of course, everyone loves public radio, and that’s on there too.

Learn more about each opportunity through the links below. If you don’t see something that speaks to you, rest assured that there are many more options to help out here in the Salisbury area. Thanks for helping make the Delmarva Peninsula a better place for all!

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What changes are coming to Maryland Publix Transit due to COVID-19?

Maryland Transit During COVID: A Story by WYPR

Like many elements of our modern world, the public transit system has been impacted heavily by the coronavirus pandemic. Since the outbreak began, the number of individuals riding public transit has understandably declined. This is true for us in Maryland as it is elsewhere.

As a result, Maryland Transit has been faced with the necessity of trimming $98 million from its budget in order to adjust to this new reality. This will cause perceptible changes for riders.

To learn what those changes will be, check out the interview performed by WYPR (included below)! The public radio station speaks to Kevin Quinn, MTA administrator, about changes that can be expected and plans to keep everyone safe.

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Where can I order Mexican food in Salisbury, MD?

Mexican Take-Out and Delivery on the Delmarva Peninsula

If you’re hankering for some Mexican cuisine, the restaurants below will have you covered. They’re all currently offering take-out, delivery, or both, so you can enjoy delightful south-of-the-border dishes conveniently from home. This is always a welcome option, but it’s particularly pertinent right now due to the coronavirus pandemic.

So read on, pick out a restaurant that speaks to you, and enjoy! Buen provecho.

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Where can I find Hyundai payment deferment offers in Salisbury, MD?

Hyundai Assurance Payment Relief Program in Salisbury, MD

With the financial impact of COVID-19 being nothing to scoff at, many automakers have provided appealing payment deferment offers to help prospective buyers and current customers alike deal with these unforeseen economic difficulties. One automaker to offer some great potential solutions is Hyundai. Where can one take advantage of the enticing Hyundai deals brought on by the coronavirus pandemic in Salisbury, MD? Continue reading